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INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
ITR432 INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : English
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. HÜLYA YILMAZ
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to introduce general framework for the required technology factors in order to engage both in product differentiation and reduce the costs in the processes of business and production, and how to benefit from technological innovations and give examples of companies engaged in technology-based initiatives and how important the usage of technologic opportunities is.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include introduction to technology and innovation, basic concepts of technology and innovation, information systems, creative thinking, knowledge management, innovation management, entrepreneurship in information society, intellectual property rights, R&D management, supply chain management, new product development and design, project management and leadership and creativeness in technology management.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Assess basic concepts of technology and innovation by relating them to current examples
Evaluate factors effecting innovation in institutions
Recommend for innovation processes and mechanisms for the management of this process
Evaluate the importance of innovation and technology for a competitive advantage
Compare effects of innovation and technology in work places and society

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading Introduction to Technology and Innovation Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
2 Reading Basic Concepts of Technology and Innovation Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
3 Reading Information Systems Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
4 Reading Creative Thinking Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
5 Reading Knowledge Management Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
6 Reading Innovation Management Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
7 Reading Entrepreneurship in Information Society Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
8 Reading Intellectual Property Rights Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
9 - MID-TERM EXAM -
10 Reading R&D Management Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
11 Reading Supply Chain Management Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
12 Reading New Product Development and Design Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
13 Reading Project Management Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
14 Reading Leadership and Creativeness İn Technology Management Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
15 Reading General Revision Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Emiroglu, A. (2017). Inovasyon ve Teknoloji Yonetimi. 1st Edition, Bursa: Ekin Press.
Baykara, T. (2014). 21. Yuzyılda Teknoloji & Yenilik: Inovasyon ve Yönetimi. Ankara: Nobel Publications.
Luecke, R. (2008). Is Dunyasında Yenilik ve Yaraticilik. Translation: Turan Parlak, 2nd Edition, Istanbul: Türkiye Is Bankası Kültür Publications.
Top, S. (2008). Isletmelerde Yenilik ve Yaraticilik Yonetimi. 1st Edition, Istanbul: Beta Press.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Mid-Term Exam 1 40
Final Exam 1 60
Practice 0 0
Short Exam 0 0
Presentation of Report 0 0
Homework Assessment 0 0
Oral Exam 0 0
Presentation of Thesis 0 0
Presentation of Document 0 0
Expert Assessment 0 0
Computer Based Presentation 0 0
TOTAL 2 100
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Define the theories, concepts and principles of the basic and sub-fields of business.
2
Explain business functions and processes based on current scientific sources.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate internationally valid business cases with the theories and concepts of other social sciences.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the current events and facts in his / her field analytically and systematically based on advanced knowledge and skills he / she has.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the theoretical and factual knowledge in business for occupational practices.
2
Solve individual and organizational problems in business life.
3
Use computer programs (SPSS, R, Excel, Stata) efficiently against the complex business problems.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan research and work using knowledge and skills gained in the field of business.
2
Organize the activities for organizational goals and purposes independently.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Criticize advanced knowledge and skills in the field with a critical approach.
2
Develop the existing knowledge and skills with a critical point of view under the impact of scientific, technological and current developments.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Express his/her knowledge, thoughts and solutions on business to related stakeholders in written and verbal ways.
2
Use the information and communication technology software and equipment required for business.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply the social, scientific, cultural and ethical values at the stages of collection of data, their implementation, interpretation and announcement of results in the field of business.
2
Relate the concepts of social rights, occupational safety, employee health, quality management and sustainability with the cases in business life.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 26
Land Surveying 0 0
Group Work 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Reading 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0
Project Work 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Internship 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0
Social Activity 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0
Field Study 0 0
Report Writing 0 0
Final Exam 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 7 35
Mid-Term Exam 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 20
Short Exam 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0
TOTAL 41 125
Total Workload of the Course Unit 125
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0